| (1973-02-24) February 24, 1973 (age 42)|
Georgetown, South Carolina
Toronto Argonauts (DBC/STC)
Kavis Reed (born February 24, 1973) is the general manager and interim head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He also served three years as the head coach of the Edmonton Eskimos leading them to one West Final game. He played professionally as a defensive back for the Eskimos from 1995 to 1999.
Reed played for the Edmonton Eskimos from 1995 to 1999. He was named a CFL All-Star in 1997 and played in his first and only Grey Cup which was a loss to the Toronto Argonauts. In the following off-season, he signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in February 1998, but after his release, he re-joined the Eskimos in August 1998. He suffered a career-ending neck injury in 1999 and retired soon after. He finished his professional playing career with 205 tackles, 20 interceptions, and five touchdowns in 67 games played.
After 10 years as an assistant coach in the CFL, Reed was hired as head coach for the Edmonton Eskimos, being named the 19th head coach in Eskimos history on December 10, 2010 after signing a three-year contract. He was released from his contract on November 4, 2013, after a 4-14 season.
Reed lives in Edmonton during the off-season with his wife Darlene and their two children, Tyra and Tarik. Other immediate family members include: mother Mary Dean Reed and sisters Dionnia, Ashley, and Sasha Reed all of South Carolina.
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